Global Ethylene market turns to US exports as margins collapse

Ethylene derivative margins have come under serious pressure around the world, especially in Asia.

Meanwhile, the low-cost production capacity in the US is leading to the country becoming the top export supplier for the market. By August, year-to-date US exports for 2019 were already more than 80% higher than in 2018.

Industry expert Ciaran Healy dives into the situation and what it means for producers and other market players in this insight.

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